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Hurricanes & Tropical Storms

Hurricanes & Tropical Storms

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes

With a combination of soaking rain, flying debris, high winds, and tidal surges, hurricanes and tropical storms can pack a powerful punch. Besides causing extensive damage in coastal areas, hurricanes and tropical storms often bring flooding hundreds of miles inland, placing communities that normally would not be affected by the strongest hurricane winds in great danger. Just a few inches of water from a flood can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

Everyone needs to be financially protected from the dangers of hurricanes. Because most policies take 30 days to go into effect, the time to act is now.

Learn more about hurricanes


Before a Flood

Once you purchase flood insurance, there are several things you can do to protect your home and family. Get Prepared



A Storm, A Hurricane

After Tropical Storm Allison, Meteorologist Frank Billingsley learned firsthand the importance of having flood insurance. Watch the Video



Resources for Hurricane Season

This year, don't get caught off guard by Hurricane Season, or the dangers that come with it. Know the facts. Learn More



Hurricane FAQs

Where do they hit? Who's the most at risk? If you still have questions about Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, get them answered. Learn More



For flood insurance rating purposes, a primary residence is a building that will be lived in by the insured or the insured's spouse for at least 80 percent of the 365 days following the policy effective date. If the building will be lived in for less than 80 percent of the policy year, it is considered to be a non-primary residence.

How Can I get Covered?

  • Rate your risk
  • Estimate your premiums
  • Find an agent

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